Khazakstan flag carrier Air Astana has reported a first-half net profit for 2015 of $8.3 million, compared to a $36.4 loss in the first half of 2014—an increase of 115%. The airline said the results were due to cheaper fuel and other cost-savings measures, plus continued expansion with new routes from its home hub of Astana to Paris, Seoul, Bangkok and Tbilisi, Georgia. "Regional markets remain sluggish due to currency weakness and falling commodity prices," Air Astana ...

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